Troy Aikman
Bruins aiming high in Jim Mora's third season
Bruins aiming high in Jim Mora's third season

This might not be a season of firsts for the UCLA football team, but it has a chance to be a year of first-in-a-long-times. The Bruins' last conference title was won in 1998, three coaches ago. Their last victory in the Rose Bowl game came in 1986, before Troy Aikman took his first snap wearing the blue and gold. And their last — and only — national title was won in 1954, during the Eisenhower administration. Is the time right for a renaissance? The Bruins have won 19 games over Coach Jim Mora's first two seasons and claimed the Pac-12 South Division in 2012. They have back-to-back victories over USC for the first time this century. All of which has won over...